Connect + Solve connects solution seekers and solution providers by engaging the Open Innovation market to find solutions for challenges posed by regional innovation seekers from government, state-owned enterprises, private companies and local communities; whilst creating opportunities for solution providers and entrepreneurs from the region. Where appropriate, innovation will also be fast tracked in the region by building a global tier for Connect + Solve to showcase local innovations globally and to find global partners, markets and suppliers when not available locally.
What should you do?
First you have to register on Connect + Solve. Once registered, you are able to interact with solution seekers by responding to challenges posted on the website. As a member of Connect + Solve, you can also showcase your own technology offers and receive responses from interested solution seekers directly via email. You are able to share your profile also connect with other members and by completing your own profile you make it possible for other members to connect with you based on your skills and industry.
About the ELIDZ STP
The East London Industrial Development Zone (ELIDZ), established in 2003, is a prime industrial park offering customised solutions for various industries including automotive, agro-processing and aquaculture. It offers growth-oriented companies a specialised manufacturing platform, innovative industrial and business solutions and access to new markets and strategic industry networks. Read more...
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When a potential solution provider has been identified the normal procurement process will be followed with regard to the Challenge owner organisation, while the Resource Team continues to play an active role in making connections to funders, markets and expertise to support innovation development and implementation.
Solutions from solution providers are evaluated, following a dashboard approach to test what has been delivered against the defined need.
The Challenge is promoted within networks of potential solution providers, connecting the Solution Seeker with the innovation ecosystem.
A Challenge or a business need is defined by a carefully selected team of experts familiar with the Challenge topic.